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Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
a end to power shortages that hit day and night. >> reporter: kenya is a popular tourist destination in the world. hotels and office buildings have been springing up in the capital. it's fast development has brought problems. the city's plagued with frequent blackouts. a flashlight is a must item for many people. utilities are having a hard time to meet the growing demand for electricity. that's because of their heavy reliance on hydropouter. there's no rain even during the rainy season is standing in the way. the government is scrambling to promote geothermal power which is not influenced by the weather. >> we're looking into getting into 50/50%. 50% geothermal and 50% the others. the future is quite bright. >> reporter: tough technical problems have been keeping geothermal energy down to 50% of all power sources in kenya. that's prompted the government to turn to japan, a volcanic country. it's been trying to introduce japan's cutting edge generator turbines. he works for a power house that building in the suburbs. the project will be completed in two years. the plant is designed t
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
the discovery of gas reserves on their land. and kenya's lifestraw -- how a simple water filter is also helping to cut down on co2 emissions. worldwide there are already 20 cities that count ten million inhabitants or more. and projections say that in future, population growth in urban centers will continue to explode. megacities are attractive because they offer great opportunities for individuals to find work. and in developing countries in particular they are often the only place where the poor can also gain access to modern infrastructure. and that's the challenge for city authorities. providing clean water, sewage treatment, electricity, housing and waste disposal for millions of people every day is proving a logistical nightmare. the south korean capital seoul is taking a positive approach to this huge task. there, waste management authorities are beginning to rely on sophisticated recycling techniques and reclaiming precious resources to fuel this metropolis. we take a look at seoul's attempt to make city life more sustainable. >> the district of myeongdong, one of seoul's main shopping
Dec 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
coming together and hung on the lulu, who happens to come there from kenya because he reads the story and this is a great place because of its diversity and a mother who can't say because she is a father who has his wanderlust and is never satisfied and set up and a class and here comes barack obama who emerges as a whole global random access into his own until he becomes president he becomes president of the united states. >> host: braided their lives begin in kansas? >> guest: well and butler counties where obama's grandfather grew about. madeline payne and stanley dunham. i start the story in topeka because stanley's parents lived there for a short time. his father, the president's great-grandfather was an auto repair man upstairs. and the great-grandmother we've done him got married at age 15 but they difficult manage and the book begins with her suicide. gunk stanley, the president's grandfather comes back to el dorado and butler county and that's where he meets the grandmother and the story begins. >>
Dec 21, 2012 5:30am PST
>> tribal fighting in kenya. at least 30 people are dead. hello. top stories for al jazeera. thousands of people take to the streets of egypt us second city of defence on religion and the constitution. at 1-year mandate for mali. the go-ahead for national troops. at no end, the standoff for washington. republican plans to avert a fiscal crisis fails to win back supsupport in the white house. at least 30 people have been killed in southeastern kenya. the deaths in the region are being blamed on tribal fighting between the two communities. more now from al jazeera -- nazanineazeera's moshiri. >> a victims are at least five children, five women. many people injured as well. enya's red cross says they have managed to evacuate 16 seriously injured to a town on the coast. they are still searching in the area for more victims. at the heart of this is land. this is the arid area, water is scarce. grazing land is scarce as well. the orma on the one side, her on the other side the pastor list -- the pokomo back in august and september, hundreds were injured and thousands were replaced
Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
on top of that. >> if somebody here in washington sent an e-mail to somebody in kenya, how does that track? >> that is interesting. if you asked that question two years ago, the answer would be different. only recently now that kenya has good connection to the internet rather than rely on satellite intermission. from washington to kenya, it would go through a building in ashford, virginia. 80% sure it would go through lower manhattan. dest is one of the major note for the transatlantic cable. the undersea cables that cross the atlantic and transport this communication. it would go through a single building in london. it is the uk equivalent of ashford in the u.s. i know that because the two cables down the east coast of africa both have their major london.n from there it is a straight shot. it is a fascinating place. it is in the same spot as the ancient report. -- port. this is the place where the international -- >> where are these undersea cables that you referred to earlier? and by whom? >> there have an telegraph cables across the atlantic for 150 years now. depending on ho
Nov 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
as governments around the world deny the disease and its causes, it will continue to spread. >> kenya is among the countries in africa that have experienced a dramatic fall in the number of deaths resulting from hiv/aids. >> a decade ago, the prevalence rate was close of 15%. it is now at about 6.5%, but that is still high by international standards, and that is not only what prevention wants to change, but treatment is also extremely important. >> here is one german company that is making a difference not only in kenya but all over africa. >> rowland has been to kenya many times, but this is his first visit to the slum in nairobi. around 90,000 people live here. medicine is scarce, and there are only 20 basic doctor surgery to treat those with hiv. is the head of the biotech company that does business with medical centers like this one. he knows how urgently the center needs support. the charity called german doctors gives free treatment to 300 patients here every day. many of them are hiv-positive. they used equipment made by his company to test for the virus. he has brought a gift for the m
Dec 3, 2012 1:00pm PST
've really been packed in on a subway car or a train, you haven't seen anything yet. videos from mtv in kenya. people just packing into a train system. when i say packing in, i mean pushing people in through windows. just a complete mess. >> you might be asking why is the train system so packed? there was a strike going on with m in kenya. it's a mini bus that takes people around the city and elsewhere. some people on the internet say that the drivers aren't necessarily the safest drivers and the reason they were striking is because they were unhappy with an amended traffic act that proposed stiffer penalties to those breaking traffic rules. so then people had nowhere to go but the trains and other forms of transportation.fá of course that led to scenes like this. people fighting over cabs, vehicles, and it looked like even though the people were packed, they were helping each other through the windows to get everyone on. >> in the train scenes you see people sling and laughing. >> that's a guy on the back of the train hanging on there like riots in the streets. fires in the streets. all ove
Dec 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
in kenya. we do know at this point that it happened in a district of the capital in a somalian neighborhood that has suffered a number of attacks in recent months. let's try and get more of this by speaking to our nairobi correspondent. i am told that you actually heard the explosion. tell us what you heard. >> i can confirm to you that one person has died and six people were seriously injured in this incident. we understand that three hand grenades were thrown from speeding cars at a nightclub. the police arrived fairly quickly and sealed off the area, trying to evacuate people from the area and track down the people responsible for what happened. this comes one week after a similar grenade attack at a mosque that seriously injured and killed several people. there have been several grenade attacks in the past few months. >> i know it is still early days, but is there any idea of who could be behind this? >> it is not clear at the moment, exactly, the previous attacks. the kenyan government has explained them by -- as sympathizers. she bought itself has never taken responsibility for any of
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Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
in chief it is what he does well. >> sean: she was at the state department when the embassy in kenya was attacked and at the state department when the benghazi consulate was hit both circumstances requests for more security were denied. what was susan rice's role? our hannity investigation continues as we check with a family member of the '98 bombing victims. what you may not know about in image that has captured the heart of the nation, straight ahead. 's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. >> sean: in just a minute we will have some of the details that you don't know about this amazing picture. the woman who too
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Dec 1, 2012 2:00am PST
well. >> sean: she was at the state department when the embassy in kenya was attacked and at the state department when the benghazi consulate was hit both circumstances requests for more security were denied. what was susan rice's role? our hannity investigation continues as we check with a family member of the '98 bombing victims. what you may not know about in image that has captured the >> sean: in just a minute we will have some of the details that you don't know about this amazing picture. the woman who took it is going to explain it. >> last night we highlighted similarities between events leading up to the benghazi terrorist attack and the '98 a can bombing of the embassy in kenya. in both situations an decisional security requests were ignored by our state department. we are questioning what susan rice knew before and after both attacks. in the late 90s she was assistant secretary of state for african affairs. my next guest is demanding answers out of 12 americans that were killed in nairobi, two were her family members her father was the consul general at the embassy and her b
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am PST
got to it. >>> it's the moment when two lions spot each other. see who walks away the pride of kenya. >>> and get ready for -- >> hair piece theater. >> what happens when windy williams and sherry oterry go all real house wives on us. >> hold on. i said hold on. >>> the crazy weather hitting the west coast created a pretty crazy situation in oregon. take a look at the story from kpic. you are looking at the river. the water is moving swiftly due to the heavy rain. look what is floating down that river. that is actually a boat dock along with several boats still attached. if you notice there is a man still standing on that dock. >> do you think he was just on the dock and it started floating? >> these were his boats. according to reports the man on the dock floating down this river is larry allen strain. >> you okay? good. >> is it sad that i find this completely hilarious. >> i think a lot of people find it funny but they have to figure out how to get this guy to safety. so crews from the fire district number 2 spring into action and they send out the rescue boat. when the rescue boa
Dec 16, 2012 2:00pm PST
newtown, connecticut, thank you. several people have been injured in a series of explosions in kenya. details are coming in slowly, but we do know that it happened in a district of the capital nairobi it is a particularly somali neighborhood that has suffered recent attacks. let's get more from our correspondent in nairobi. i am told you actually heard the explosion. tell us what you heard. >> i can confirm to you that one person has died and six people were seriously injured in this incident. we understand three hand grenades were thrown from speeding cards. there was a stampede as well. police arrived pretty quickly and closed off the area trying to evacuate people from the area and to track down the people responsible for what happened. this comes a week after a similar grenade attack on a mosque which seriously injured one person and killed several people. >> do we have any idea who was behind it or who could be behind it? >> it is not clear at the moment. it is likely the previous attacks, the kenyan government has blamed them on the armed solely group al-shabab -- armed somali
Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
. survivors said the boat capsized into its journey to yemen. >> in kenya, women and children are among the dead after rival land fighting between farmers and cattle herders. >> in just a few hour this is slage was turn into a scene of carnage. the men who attacked the people here use guns and machetes to kill and maim. among the dead and injured are women and children. the people of the village belong to seminomadic people who roam the land with their farm. each side claiming water and grazing fields in the territory belong to them. >> i believe this is a time to blame them. we need teamwork so that we can be able to help ours from this fighting that we're in. >> the region could be one of the most valuable untapped agricultural areas in the country. but kenya just months away from an election. experts say this is about power and money. >> it is really about politics and the forthcoming election. and it's about numbers. you have a grouping in which the community and the fight or the struggle or the contest for and political dominance as far as the next elections are concerned. >> what
Dec 27, 2012 5:30am PST
kenya, this is one of the last remaining northern white rhinos in the world. new technology could help protect it. >> welcome to the program. i wish there was a plan, words from the man trying to broker a peace deal in syria. international envoy lakhdar brahimi made the comments in the last few hours at the end of a trip to syria. he met with representative poe representatives from both sides. >> some have come here to market a russian-american project. i wish there was a russian- american project. hence, i did not come here to market it. >> the syrian government delegation led by the country's deputy foreign minister has been in russia for talks. he was reportedly sent to moscow by bashar al-assad. . expect an announcement on the outcome of those talks later on a thursday. this activity a shows police shelling in the tone of rastan, an important town for the rebels, who have a large presence there. there's been your children being killed on the internet. a warning, the report begins with a disturbing pictures. >> these are the bodies of civilians who civilian activists say are the vic
Dec 30, 2012 5:30am PST
are doing and what elephant poachers are doing in kenya accept that in kenya, they are black, poor, and get shot for what they're doing. australia could send the military and escort them out of the area. there's a lot of trade deals and money at stake. japan is a very strong economic superpower a.m. they tend to get what they want. >> the global financial crisis has left millions of people without jobs. in south korea, youth unemployment is at nearly 7%. one group of graduates have come up with an unusual way to address the problem. >> it is a difference now let the 2012 from how they began it. she did during temporary work in a small office, one of countless graduates finding scant reward after years of hard study. while the pay is no better, she has become a member of a new group designed to help young people face hardships. >> i am the secretary general. i doubt that i would get the kind love and recognition i find your anywhere else. i am very pleased with the job. but she went to a fortune teller to gauge moving to australia to work in a nail salon. visited a group that specializes in
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
of art? the national portrait gallery says they are. to kenya now where there has been a brutal revenge attack on a small rural community. at least 39 people have been killed. many are thought to be from a tribe which has frequently clashed with farmers over access to land and water. police say the village was attacked at dawn by people with machetes. >> even with a beef up security presence in the county, the perpetrators of this morning's attack still managed to kill scores of people. injured but alive, these are some of those who survived the pre-planned raid. police said this was a revenge attack for a raid carried out earlier this year. in august and september, well over 100 people were killed in clashes. these people a traditionally farmers. most farm holders with many of them making a living by growing cash crops. on the other hand, the semi- nomadic pastor list roaming the land in search of pasture for their cattle. both communities depend heavily on the water, and they've been accused of grazing their cattle on the farming land. this has resulted in a longstanding conflict betw
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
for me. then i discovered that she would be here right now in we're going to come to kenya. her family is from 10 minutes from one of the obama homes. so beatrice has been an interpreter, today and tomorrow. >> this is -- >> there's another member of my team, too, who was my wife who came along. she is an environmentalist, terrific environmentalist who i met about seven years ago and is gone on almost every major trip i've taken since then. i'm not a growth or anything but i seem like one compared to my wife, who is the best goodwill ambassador any person could ever have. so she makes friends where ever we go. >> we are going to get to her but i've one question before that. which is, this is not a cheap trip. >> right. >> you, number one, had to get over here. people on staff, full-time, for a number of weeks. >> right. >> does and authors advanced cover all of this, or just a portion? >> well, i can't speak for every author, and this is my 10th book, and i get enough of an advance to pay for all of this. i have, my own, as an author i have a corporation which is me and linda, so that
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Dec 4, 2012 12:00am PST
wrap up. >> how was your trip to kenya? >> it was fantastic. i think you may have some pictures. that's me in the village with the warriors. the men let me dance with them. if you look at the mounds in the dirt, that's me jumping. we were jumping in buffalo crap. >> are you like david blaine? did you visit barack obama's homeland? >> you know, i did. i was in kenya and i went to every kenyan we meet. this is where our president is from. not one of them got it. >> that's because hoe is from there. that's because he is from there. >> i just got a
Dec 24, 2012 7:15am EST
sent an e-mail to somebody in kenya, where -- how does that track? how does that track? >> guest: yeah. you could be -- well, it's interesting. if you asked that question two years ago, the answer would be different. today, only recently now does kenya have good, direct physical connections to the internet rather than relying on satellite transmissions. so you can be -- i can m almost guarantee you that an e-mail from washington to kenya would go through a building in ashburn, virginia, owned by a company called ec by new york stock exchange. then you could be 80% sure it would go through 60 hudson street here in lower manhattan which is one of the major nodes, the kind of, you know, international airport, you could say, for the transatlantic cables, the undersea cables that cross the atlantic and transmit the vast majority of information. and then i can almost guarantee you that it would go through a single building in london, a building called telehouse which is really the u.k. and europe equivalent to ashburn and 60 hudson, these two buildings in the u.s. and i know that in particul
Dec 11, 2012 2:30pm PST
in kenya. we asked if military intervention could end the conflict in northern mali. >> it may take quite some time. until now, there has not been a clear vote from the security council in the united nations. the 3300 soldiers of the west african countries that are supposed to be stationed there are still not ready. the military advisers that the european union wants to send will not be here until the beginning of next year. training will come some months and then come the rainy season where military operations will be very difficult so it could take another six months until military operations' move ahead. this is enough time for the islamists to dig in on their positions. >> the u.s. government has declared a key syrian rebel group a terrorist organization. they said the front is trying to hijack the syrian opposition in favor of a al qaeda in iraq. >> half a million people have fled the country according to the u.n. the human observatory for human rights says the public health toll is north of 42,000. -- death toll over 42,000. he has not been to his home country in more than a decade
Dec 21, 2012 2:30pm PST
people, including several children, have been killed in tribal violence in kenya. a raid on a village may have been a revenge attack after a dispute over land and water. more than 100 people died in violence in the same area last august and september. >> nato's secretary general has accused the syrian government of using scud-type short-range missiles in their battle against rebels. he says he considers the move an act of desperation by a regime on the verge of collapse. he also reiterated nato plus a commitment to defending neighboring turkey as a nato member in light of the escalation. >> a russian-built spacecraft has been docked at the international space station after a two-day journey. take off and docking occurred without a hitch. there are three astronauts aboard. they are due to spend half a year performing scientific experiments. >> julian assange says he will release 1 million files next year on website wikileaks. he has spent time in london, and i could leave the building, he will be extradited on charges of sexual assault to sweden. well, the mayan calendar's big day has dawn
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
: the organizers also hosted the tour of geothermal power stations in the philippines. the delegation from kenya visited this facility. the visitors found that japanese technology is widely used in the philippines, a japanese firm constructed this plant. 33 years later it is still operating at full capacity. >> we are very impressed because of the standard the availability rate is over 95%, which means that it is available most of the time. we feel that this is an example we ought to em ulate. >> a japanese government official also joined the tour. like the philippines, japan has a high level of volcanic activity. it is the third largest geothermal energy reserves in the world. but geothermal makes up less than 0.3% of its energy mix. the accident at the fukushima nuclear plant in 2011 is prompting the country to review its policy on nuclear power. it is considering ways to promote geothermal power through deregulation incentives and international cooperation. >> translator: we hope to contribute to other nations in terms of drilling and sur vafing. high initial costs are a common challenge. we
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
.n. ambassador susan rice on capitol hill. she also tried to tie susan rice to the 1998 embassy bombings in kenya and tanzania. now, for a while it looked like senators graham mccain were going to give her past, but then she went up there to talk to these folks. why would she do that, nina? >> i don't know, but they keep moving the bar on her. initially they said did not like what she said, then petraeus said these are the facts we gave her but now a senator collins says she should not have gone on television at all. nobody said that about condoleezza rice when she used to go on sunday talk shows all the time to represent the administration's position, including an election year, and said things that were later proven to be not true that she may not have known that. she probably didn't know. >> senator collins also had nice things to say about john kerry as secretary of state is that what this is about? to put susan rice on the sidelines, bring kerry out of the senate, open up the massachusetts seat for scott brown? >> there is always the back story in washington, and the kerry thing may be part
Dec 16, 2012 10:00am PST
and scho in kenya. >> it's really neat when people come over here and buy them. and they can give them as gifts. so, you know this is going all the way to help some kid, maybe have lunch, or breakfast or get an education. >> eleven-year-old jarek and his ten-year-old brother clay both bought necklaces from a mission that works in africa. >> it's a win-win for everybody because i really like this necklace, but the money goes to more >> a good cause. >> yeah. >> the gayer family also buys gifts for needy local children through a program called christmas angels. >>jarek delivers gifts with me on the day that we deliver for christmas angels. and he gets to see that, you know, sometimes life isn't always as nice as he has it at home. >> it's fun but it's like, life-touching because it's like you know that, ok, i have all this stuff and when you go to the person's house, it's just like (makes a surprised face), huh! it like, it just like touches your heart. >> this year, long's chapel also worked with the group stop hunger now to pack meals that will be shipped overseas. in one afternoon, th
Dec 23, 2012 11:00am EST
, why not? and he said, when we were kids together in kenya growing up and that kind of humor really makes an impact on people because they like it. chris: it's self deprecating, taking the biggest charge against you. >> i'm going with the kerry. the setup thing was terrible but when kerry said you've got a lot of losers up here, it was funny, because the zingers are best when they're not planned. >> you calling him mr. president was funny. >> it's the self deprecating thing. chris: loser is a pretty good word. >> i'm staying with ron paul. the republicans are only going to win the presidency when they stop letting people run who adjust to raise their speaking fees. chris: but it's free to get in. >> anyone can grow up to be president. chris: on a more serious note, our next nominations are for backbone. we have to say that the heroic teachers in newtown, connecticut, and first responders, won every american's highest regard but this show's about politics. in our political awards, our nominees are chief justice john roberts who we talked about earlier stiffed the other conservative j
Dec 15, 2012 9:00pm EST
quickly mention, david's book "barack obama: the story" booktv traveled to kenya with him, did a lot of taping over there. you can see all of that and the special that we did with david at our website,, use the search function up in the upper left hand corner, type in the name, and you can watch some of that footage. it was quite a trip to kenya to see some of that background. yes, sir? >> guest: and one of the great parts of the reporting was he sort of deconstructed obama's early memoir, "dreams of my father," and i think -- >> guest: a con fliewns of two right there. >> guest: i had the father's part right, when he wrote in 1995 or so? 1995 or 1996. >> guest: yes. >> guest: and he went back and re-reported some of the events, and we learned what was accurate in the book, what was not accurate, and so it's a great companion to reed if you read obama's memoir. >> host: now, there's publishers, counter, wnd, that put out a lot of anti-president obama books like edwards kline "the amateur," "the great destroyer" "i am the change," and "obama's america," critical of presiden
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am EST
mentioned, barack obama the story, but to be traveled to kenya with mr. marinus. we did a lot of taping over there, so you can see all of that in the special we did on her website, use the search function in the upper left hand corner watch some of the footage. it was quite a trip to kenya to see that background. yes, sir. >> guest: one of the great person is reporting reporting was he deconstruct it obama's memoir, faith of our fathers. dreams from our fathers. i think i got john mccain -- i had the fathers part right. which he wrote and 95 or so. 95 or 96. marinus went back to less accurate in the book, so it's a great companion to read if you read obama's memoir. >> host: there's some publishers, sentinel cognitive umt, that put out a budget anti, david limbaugh the great destroyer, i am the change and do nice to see obama's america are quite critical of president obama. trained to commit to these sell well? >> guest: they do because they serve right your wrong light as a counterpoint. many readers wish to buy and another results have a very active audience in a president obam
Dec 29, 2012 9:00am EST
obama: the story," booktv travel to kenya with him, we did a lot of taking over there so you can see all of that and the special we did,, use the search function on the upper left-hand corner, type in his name and you can watch that footage, it was quite a trip to kenya to see some of that background. >> one of the great parts of his reporting was the constructed obama's early memoir face of our fathers -- "dreams of my father". john mccain -- [talking over each other] >> i had a fathers part right which he loaded in 95 or so. he reported some of the events and we learned what was accurate in the book, what was not so accurate. it is a great companion to read if you have red obama's memoirs. >> those publishers, wm ds, put out a lot of anti president obama books including edward klein's "the amateur," david limbaugh's "the great destroyer," charles kessler's i am the change, obama's america, quite critical of president obama. do these books sell well? >> they do largely because they serve rightly or wrongly as a counterpoint. many readers wish to buy into at and as a result of
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
they met, what they talked about. rep. john lewis: we met malcolm in nairobi, kenya, at the new stanley hotel. he happened to be staying there-we didn't know he was staying there-and we were also staying there. we were on our way to zambia for their independence celebration. and we had an opportunity to talk and chat with him about what was going on in america. and i think at that time malcolm was seeking to find a way to identify with the southern civil rights movement. he wanted to be helpful, wanted to be supportive. and as a matter of fact, he came to selma. he came to selma, february the 14th, 1965. and we were in jail, including dr. martin luther king jr., and the local authority refused to let him come and meet with us. he spoke at the brown chapel ame church with mrs. king to a group of high school students. and seven days later, he was assassinated. amy goodman: on february 21st, 1965, he was gunned down. rep. john lewis: i will never forget it, because february 21st is my birthday. and i was in a car on my way from southwest georgia. amy goodman: you were 25 years old. rep. jo
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
is that not grounds for disciplinary action? secondly, after the 1998 bombings of kenya and tanzania, they came out with a series of recommendations. many of your recommendations today are very similar. those bombings in east africa were supposed to have been and never again moment. what happened between then and now, this could possibly have popped up? the gulf but, some can't go it is very clear and to the ball -- >> it is very clear under the walt one has to find a willful misconduct or similar, and of action in order to find a breach of duty. one of our recommendations is there is such a large gap between willful misconduct, which leads to conclusions about discipline and ballclub un unless billable of individuals from duty, that the political, automatic week found perhaps aho close to and to report a breach, but there were performance inadequacies. those are the ones we believe should be taken up. we have made recommendations to the secretary in that regard. >> the second one. what happened? how did the lessons of kenya get forgotten? >> let me just mention that. we of course have made a recom
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
to kenya with him. and i interviewed her. i was the first to interview her. you know, all of these biographers come after me. but in any case, when i talk to reach baker, she told me stories about how abusive they could be. and that would've been when he and ann durham together. >> host: one in kenya, we talked about ruth baker, and i want to show a little piece of video. >> [inaudible] >> david, who was not? >> this is the fifth member, an american the lived in [inaudible] he is also a writer. [inaudible] [speaking in native tongue] >> has she talked to the media? >> she never talked to any of them. [inaudible] [laughter] to that is a tough question. [inaudible] >> yes but that never happened. it is too hypothetical. >> guest: lisa helps me find ruth baker. in that interview, i will never forget sitting for several hours in corning her heart out. >> host: she married and divorced barack obama senior, but then she stayed in kenya? >> guest: yes, that's right. she had two children by barack obama senior. she stayed the whole time. she is still very much a part of nairobi in
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm EST
-mail to somebody in kenya, how does that get tracked? >> guest: you could be -- though it's interesting. if you asked that question two years ago the answer would be different. today only recently now, does kenya have good direct physical connections to the internet rather than relying on satellite transmission. i cannot most guarantee that from washington to kenya, would go through in building in ashburn virginia through building called equinox. i could be 80% sure it would then go through six and lower manhattan which is one of the major nodes, the international airport so to speak for the transatlantic cables. the undersea cables across the atlantic and transit the vast majority of information and i can almost guarantee you will go through a single building in london on the building called telehouse which is the kind of u.k. and europe equivalent to ashburn and the buildings in the u.s.. and i know that in particular because the two cables down the east coast of africa does have their major hubs, their major nodes at telehouse in london. from their it's a straight shot to the landing place,
Dec 26, 2012 3:00am EST
man from kenya, we all have these connections in our families. >> people are interested in researching their own families and their own family trees, what advice can you give them? we may not have the same access to expert researchers but what advice can you give them? >> i like to say i am a preacher of the gospel of genealogy because it matters a lot. we often write books about our president and first lady's but what i loved about the first lady's story is her story is about ordinary people, we all have these stories and our families and we shall try and dig them up. so first thing is to try to talk to the older people in our families because we often way too long. don't wait. don't wait. collect those photos and talk to people. collect those records in boxes and old folders somewhere. there are great pools where you can find records and documents from your desktop. is a subscriber service which has a fee. familysearch is free. if you know where your family is from you can go to your local courthouse and search for a property records, vital records, birth certificates, m
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Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
of the united states came from a broken home. no, he came from kenya. >> a broken country. >> i am glad we solved some problems here. jeer doosmed though. >> totally. there are countries whose populations are growing and we are not. if we don't do this, we are over. >> pediatricians and obstetricians #r* -- >> i am waiting for every state to look like i am legend. hopefully i can see it. >> from babies to bias, was it a sign of sexism or just road work. the construction crew on the grounds of ohio sinclair continue college, yes that sinclair community college was forced to what an add straighter deeped on monday. the move stems from the school's deep commitment to adversity, but in an earlier statement they acknowledge that while it may not have been necessary that the work be stopped they will provide an environment that is exclusive and nondiscriminatory. i am stupid. >> that must have hurt. you never get it to -- >> never win. >> you never win. it is all a scam. >> on a scale of 1-pig. how much does this sign offend you? >> it didn't at all. i was thinking they should have put up a stri
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
to kenya where every year 25,000 elephants are being killed by poachers. the tusks are sold for thousands of dollars, often to chinese customers. >> our goal is to inform more people about this global conservation crisis. attacks on elephants and rhinos are multiplying at an alarming rate. >> pelley: so the state department declared today wildlife conservation day. secretary clinton has instructed u.s. diplomats all over the world to raise awareness about trafficking of wild animals. a photographer takes a tour of the world by subway. his pictures and his story are next. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating
Dec 18, 2012 9:00pm CST
institution in kenya as well as other programs including the president's emergency plan for aids relief and u.s. aid will pick up where she has left a lasting legacy. >> thursday could be one of the more interesting weather days. thunderstorms, then snow then 50 degree temperatures to 50 mi. per hour gusts. i would like to say happy holidays to my friends and family in illinois, my wife jennifer and my two sons i love you and miss you guys mary christmas. merry christmas. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to a
Dec 31, 2012 6:30pm EST
a woman who has devoted her entire life helping them at an elephant sanctuary in kenya. >> reporter: these orphaned elephants are getting a second chance at life thanks to their foster mother named daphne sheldrick. >> we tried to replicate what that baby elephant would have in the wild. the most important thing being a family. >> reporter: sheldrick has lived among elephants nearly 60 years and started the orphanage in the 1970s when killing elephants for their tusks became an international crisis. over the years, she's discovered elephants share many traits with humans. a long life span, mourning of their dead and strong family bonds. that's led to new technique for raising elephants in captivity. >> we have a team of keepers that represent the elephant family that they've lost. and here in the nursery, the keepers or attendants are with the orphans 24 hours a day because the baby elephants in a natural situation would never ever be left on its own. all the family care for that baby. >> reporter: today elephants are under attack again by criminal gangs of poachers. >> you better g
Dec 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
, they live in the plains of kenya, tanzania, that part of the world. and they don't exist much in egypt anymore. they lay down in there and watch for a bird and pop up like that because their back legs have power. it's amazing. they can grab a bird flying by. >> amazing. >> it gives them away, the ears. only the youngster. >> what's next? what are these? >> this is amazing. i didn't know we had this. this cat also is a cat that -- this cat is also a cat that is from africa. this cat also has the front and hind legs that are different lengths. it can catch a bird in free flight. notice the spots on the back of the ears, ow, those are ice spots see the spots. >> this one wants to eat your hand. >> this cat is eating something, a hyena comes up they think they are looking backwards. >> how tame are they compared to a wild version? >> right now as far as tame this animal won't be a tame animal. we have raised the animals. a lot of times the mother won't raise them and we raise them and they go back -- they are still a wild animal. i had a famous trainer tell me you can usually train a wild
Dec 31, 2012 12:00am PST
of kenya, tanzania, that part of the world. they don't exist much hardly up in egypt anymore. they lay down, watch for a bird and go plopping like that. because of their back legs are so powerful. >> ten feet is like huge. >> it's amazing. they can grab the bird going by. it's called a caracal cat. the ears give him away. >> very egyptian. what's next? we got the -- what are these? >> this is amazing. i didn't know we had this one on. this is a serval cat. this cat also is a cat that is from africa, and this cat also has front legs and hind legs are different lengths. one of the few cats that can catch a bird in free flight. you'll notice the spots on the back of his ears -- ouch. you see that? those are called eye spots. >> he wants to eat your hand. >> if this cat is sitting there eating something, a hyena thinks he's looking back, hence eye spots. >> how tame are these? by comparison to purely wild version? >> right now as far as tame, this animal won't become a tame animal. we raise these animals, then if their mothers don't raise them, then they go back into -- they're still wild anima
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Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
freed prisoners from south korea and kenya. we created change on basic human rights issues around the world and in the united states. liz: but it all requires money. >> exactly. liz: here is where the auction comes in. so the beneficiaries as we put it up on the screen are from some amazing internships and experiences. you see a lot of these in new york but let's get to the first one. it is right up our viewers alley. have you ever wanted to have lunch, a power lunch with the ultimate financial titans one of whom is with us today, robert wolf, a board member as well. you and bill ackman of pershing and i love this group of people. you've got, okay, aside from you two. >> we've got mark la serrie at avenue. tony james the president of blackstone. obviously you mentioned bill at pershing. that is one, that luncheon is one of the auction items. liz: where is the lunch will be. we made it look like in my grandmother's saskatchewan. >> we'll do where the person wants in new york. we can't wait. we're very excited. took one phone call to bill, mark and tony to say this is for the rfk fo
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Dec 21, 2012 1:00am PST
that his father spoke about to the class? >> it was actually about kenya. it enviewed the sense that there was a world outside of the united states. >> he also said that he is a little lazy and is he because he grew up here. >> if you are hawaiian you have no ambition. you are lazy. >> you have no idea what time it is right now do you. >> no. >> you are huge obama supporters. >> yeah i voted because they say if romney win we get no more food stamps. we need obama. >> next four years going to listen to him. >> what happened in the first four years? don't know. >> i preferred mccain, that was four years ago. >> that was four years ago. >> i know but did i. >> when obama grew up here he said there were a lot of racial issues. how would you define the racial scene in hawaii. >> i'm white i get it sometimes when i'm out there surfing. >> african-americans were not widely populating our schools. they were mostly located in the military families. >> i had some issues with race. [ laughter ] we have all had issues. >> he said he experimented with pot and some times cocaine. >> the late
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